Wolves will travel to drink from a river. But could the presence of wolves lead a river to change its behavior? In his TED Talk, George Monbiot poetically explains how reintroducing wolves to Yellowstone National Park after a 70-year absence set off a “trophic cascade” that altered the movement of deer, sent trees soaring to [ … ]
In the 1800s, around 50,000 brown bears — or grizzlies — roamed much of the Western United States. Today, those bears can be seen in less than 2 percent of their former range. TED-Ed Educator David Laskin uses NASA satellites to track the shifting, interrelated patterns of today’s grizzlies and the plants they live among. In [ … ]
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YOW is an adventure where we discover what it means to say “yes.” Yow, or Já as it’s actually spelled, is our Icelandic way of expressing satisfaction, exuberance. It represents a lifestyle of potential and possibility -- and takingShow More Summary
I’m thrilled to showcase a new yarn arts website I stumbled upon called KidKnits. I recently saw KidKnits linked from Classic Play and fell in love! The founder Ellie, and 8th grade girl, is so inspiring. It’s amazing to see that you... Continue Reading ? The post KidKnits – Kits Helping Change the World appeared first on Make and Takes.
From Mountain Mind Collective The Stikine is a world renowned river in the northwest corner of British Columbia. It is known for its big-volume class V whitewater in one of the most committing canyons in the world. Kayakers travel from...Show More Summary
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“When you’re willing to compromise your principles you’ve given up. You abandon them. When you compromise nature, nature gets compromised.” -Conservation Pioneer Martin Litton who died on Nov. 30, 2014 While the Secretary of the Interior...Show More Summary
From John Gussman
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Words, Beats & Life does chess and hip-hop better than ever! Bum Rush the Boards has opened up registration and invites every chess-head and future grandmaster to show off their skills in friendly competition and some hip-hop fun. Think of all the references to chess you hear in hip-hop music. Wu-Tang Clan, Jay Z, Public […]
We were at Flushing Meadows-Corona Park in central Queens on Sunday afternoon. We being me, Daisy, and Desi, having a...
Last year we hosted professional photographer, Hollis Bennett, for a super quality photo shoot at Andros South. Hollis is an extremely talented photographer and if you have followed our blog at all over the past year, odds are you have seen some of his work. Hollis also took a fair amount of video while visiting […]
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Weather—we gardeners live and die by it. It may be a universal favorite as a water cooler topic, but when the chat is over, most can pretty much forget about it and move on. Not if you’re a gardener. Even now, when the work of the season is over, I still worry about weather. Should […]
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The same great film makers who brought you Mending the Line have released this new thought provoking piece on the disappearing Sandy Glacier Caves. LINK (via:PetaPixel)
Upset recovery training is a big industry buzzword. Is it really a worthwhile investment of a pilot's time and money, or is this just the latest safety fad? And what's the difference between "upset recovery" and "aerobatics" anyway? Related posts: Will This Thing Roll? You know you've thought about it. Show More Summary